Giving

The British Architectural Library Trust relies on the generosity of its supporters to achieve its aims. We invite you to join our program at one of following levels:

Program Level Annual Contribution Tax-Deductible Amount
Founder $10,000 $8,500 Small Donate Button
Benefactor $5,000 $4,000 Small Donate Button
Patron $2,500 $1,750 Small Donate Button
Friend $250 $250 Small Donate Button
Other at your discretion varies Small Donate Button

We are pleased to offer the following benefits in appreciation for your support:

Founder
  • Opportunity to host an event with a keynote speaker from RIBA.
  • Double invitation to the RIBA Royal Gold Medal dinner in London.
  • Opportunity to meet with key members of the BALT/RIBA team to discuss your own special areas of architectural interest.
  • Bookplates permanently recording your support in a total of ten new books added to the collections during the year.
  • Benefits of American Benefactor (see below).
Benefactor
  • Double invitation to the RIBA Stirling Prize in London.
  • Bookplates permanently recording your support in five new books added to the collections during the year.
  • Benefits of American Patron (see below).
Patron
  • Double invitation to the annual BALT party in New York.
  • Double invitation to one further event in the US.
  • Double invitation to the RIBA Patrons Summer Party in London.
  • Benefits of American Friend (see below).
Friend
  • Personal invitation to view the RIBA collections in London.
  • Regular updates on BALT and RIBA news.
  • Acknowledgment on BALT website and RIBA Annual Review (if desired).
Other
  • Regular updates on BALT and RIBA news.
  • Acknowledgment on BALT website and RIBA Annual Review (if desired).

The BALT welcomes direct gifts, grants from foundations and corporate sponsorship.

The BALT is also pleased to accept gifts of publicly traded appreciated securities.  If you own stocks, bonds or mutual funds that have appreciated in value and have owned them for at least one year, you have an opportunity to realize tax savings by making an outright gift of stock.

Please contact us to explore these options further. Gifts to the British Architectural Library Trust are deductible for tax purposes to the extent permitted by law.